Friday February 10, 1956

US date format: 2/10/1956, UK date format: 10/2/1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 10, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kenny Leon and Smyth Twins. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Des gens sans importance, directed by Henri Verneuil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while An Episode Of Sparrows by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Movies

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Des gens sans importance

Des gens sans importance

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, Pierre Mondy, Yvette Etiévant

Carousel

Carousel

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick

Country: United States of America

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Country: United States of America

Los gavilanes

Los gavilanes

Directed by: Vicente Oroná

Starring: Pedro Infante, Lilia Prado, Ana Bertha Lepe, Ángel Infante

Picnic

Picnic

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
  • Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
  • Saint Silvanus
  • Saint Charalampe
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Events

  • My Friend Flicka premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV

Famous Birthday

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Directed by: LEV ATAMANOV

Here and Now

Here and Now

Directed by: Fabien Constant

Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

Sheena: Queen of the Jungle

Sheena: Queen of the Jungle

Directed by: John Guillermin

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Herblock'S Here And Now by Herbert Block

Herblock'S Here And Now

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Herbert Block has to be one of our greatest political cartoonists. Here is a great collection of his works during the days of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower in the

A Night To Remember by Walter Lord

A Night To Remember

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The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains

The Search For Bridey Murphy by Morey Bernstein

The Search For Bridey Murphy

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First published in 1956, this classic is still fresh for today's New Age audiences. The tale of Bridey Murphy, the Irish woman who spoke through a hypnotized patient, is documented and

Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage

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Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

Valley Of The Vines by Joy Packer

Valley Of The Vines

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A novel of strong personal emotions set against stronger family pride


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